Porcelain Repair and Restoration

ISBN-10: 081223703X
ISBN-13: 9780812237030
Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)
Authors: Nigel Williams
List price: $39.95
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Description: Porcelain Repair and Restoration is a practical handbook for those interested in repairing or restoring prized pieces of porcelain. Revised, updated, and redesigned, the book explains simply, step by step, how to achieve excellent results with a  More...

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Book details

List price: $39.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication date: 6/18/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Porcelain Repair and Restoration is a practical handbook for those interested in repairing or restoring prized pieces of porcelain. Revised, updated, and redesigned, the book explains simply, step by step, how to achieve excellent results with a variety of techniques. Restorers are introduced to the many options available and encouraged to discover which techniques suit their individual circumstances. With knowledgeable advice on the most up-to-date materials, this practical handbook will be a useful reference for experienced professional restorers and amateurs alike. Each stage in the process of repairing and restoring porcelain is illustrated with photographs and explanatory line drawings and diagrams that show the functions and uses of specialist tools. Williams concludes this edition with a glossary and a comprehensive guide to materials, manufacturers, and suppliers, as well as helpful information on how to set up a workshop.

Foreword
Introduction
The history of ceramic repair
Documentation and examination
Dismantling and cleaning
Reconstruction
Replacing missing parts
Colour mixing
Spraying and painting
The finishing touches
Training
Setting up a workshop
Materials, manufacturers and suppliers
Reading list
Glossary
Index

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